A concerning connection exists between animal agriculture and animal experiments in Aotearoa, New Zealand.
A wide range of animals are used for science with the aim of trying to increase the profits of animal agriculture and prolong the life of this industry. Learn more about these types of experiments here.
Going vegan is the best thing an individual can do to stop the cruelty.
By not buying animal products, vegans, vegetarians, and people choosing to eat more plant-based foods are helping decrease the demand for cruel animal experiments. If we didn’t eat animals, then the need for experiments to make farming animals to eat as profitable as possible wouldn’t exist. It really is that simple.
Not everyone who supports an end to animal testing is vegan but is one of the many steps that people can take to help end animal experimentation in NZ.
The Vegan Society of Aotearoa, New Zealand, has an impressive recipes section on its website.
A Guide to Vegan is an ever-growing, free online directory that you can use to find vegan products available at NZ supermarkets. Check it out here.
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PRCM) have an online Vegan Starter Kit that provides nutritional information for all life stages, including pregnancy and childhood.
The Vegan Society of Aotearoa New Zealand also has its own Starter Guide.